Thursday, January 28, 2010

All Day SOUND OFF HAITI Benefit This Weekend

We'll just keep posting benefits as they come in--please email matt@afropop.org with any Benefits we should know about...(thanks to Neva for tipping us off to this one).

SOUND OFF for HAITI

one-day, all-day world music festival
Hosted by Los Mas Valientes
and the
Bayard Rustin Educational Complex

Salsa - Jazz - Klezmer - Celtic - Americana - Rock - Punk - Dominican Palo - African

Saturday, 12 noon to 8:00 p.m.
doors open at 11:30

Bayard Rustin Educational Complex (formerly Humanities High School)
351 W. 18th St. (Between 8th and 9th Aves), Manhattan
Take the A, C, or E trains to W. 14th St. or take the 1 train to W. 18th St.

Tickets are a recession-busting $10 at the door - EVERYONE can afford to help the people of Haiti!

100% of the ticket sales will go to benefit the American Red Cross Haitian relief effort. Information will be available on other deserving organizations accepting donations for Haitian relief.

Here are the bands, in order of performance, so you can plan what you want to hear!

12:15 - Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga
spirited Irish fiddle with a global twist

1:05 - Changing Modes
art-punk/rock

1:55 - Atabales for Haiti
traditional Afro-Dominican and Haitian palo

2:45 - Valerie Naranjo
Ghanaian marimba

3:35 - Metropolitan Klezmer Special Edition
Klezmer

4:25 - Andrea Wolper & Ken Filiano
jazz bass and vocal duo

5:15 - La Sovietika
Caribbean dance rock

6:05 - Alex & Janel
roots rock/Americana

6:55 - Los Mas Valientes + Special Guests
salsa/Latin jazz

for more information please visit www.losmasvalientes.com

Jessica Valiente
Musical Director, Los Mas Valientes
phone/fax: 973-759-1678; cellular: 646-265-7603
hablamos espanol
www.losmasvalientes.com
www.myspace.com/losmasvalientes2
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